Russia elections

'Convenient' Islamist plot to assassinate Putin is ‘foiled'

One-Minute Read
Mon 27 Feb, AT 12:22

Pro-government TV station reports arrests of three accused of planning next president's murder

Mikhail Gorbachev

Gorbachev: Putin must reform or be kicked out by protesters

One-Minute Read
Thu 16 Feb, AT 14:43

Last president of the Soviet Union warns Putin to learn from Margaret Thatcher's mistake

Putin supporters rumbled after Photoshop smear

One-Minute Read
Tue 10 Jan, AT 13:40

Pro-Kremlin activists try to discredit opposition campaigner using doctored photograph

Putin: protesters' ribbons 'look like contraceptives'

One-Minute Read
Thu 15 Dec, AT 16:00

Russian PM disparages protesters in call-in show, and tells of his love of Kipling

Moscow sees key resignation and firings in election fallout

One-Minute Read
Wed 14 Dec, AT 14:34

Russian Speaker scapegoated for Putin’s failings; magazine chiefs get boot for ballot-rigging story

Prokhorov to challenge Putin, but is the oligarch a stooge?

Tue 13 Dec, AT 09:07

Billionaire stands for president, but some say it’s all just a Kremlin plot to assuage protesters

Russian election protesters give Vladimir Putin a scare

Talking Point
Mon 12 Dec, AT 11:52

This is no ‘Russian spring’ – but it can only be a matter of time before democracy arrives

Medvedev: protesters are 'sheep getting fucked in the mouth'

Thu 8 Dec, AT 12:09

Rogue tweet comes as thousands of Russians vow to protest against alleged electoral fraud

Alexei Navalny: the man who's got Russians ranting at Putin

First Post
Wed 7 Dec, AT 07:41

Charismatic anti-corruption campaigner jailed in Moscow poses Russian strongman a serious threat